How to Rearrange Songs in Spotify Playlists for iPhone

Posted March 15, 2018 by Leomar Umpad in Apple iPhone, Apps

Spotify is one of the best music service apps right now. As convenient it is to download, save, and play music and playlist, there is a little confusion on how to rearrange songs in a Playlist on Spotify. This article will teach you how to rearrange songs in Spotify playlists.

If you have been using Spotify, you may notice that you cannot easily move songs in the playlist to another position. Rearranging songs in Spotify playlists may be a bit tricky. This article will guide you on the step-by-step procedures to rearrange songs in Spotify playlists. Take note that you need to have an iOS device to be able to rearrange songs. The Android version of the app does not offer the same features and services.

How to Rearrange Songs in a Playlist on Spotify

To rearrange songs in Spotify playlists for your iPhone, do these:

1.Go to your iPhone’s Home screen and locate the Spotify app icon.iPhone Spotify App icon
2.With Spotify opened, tap on the Library tab on the lower-right part of the screen.iPhone Spotify Your Library
3.Tap on the Playlists option.iPhone Spotify Your Library Playlists
4.Locate and tap on the playlist where the songs that you want to rearrange are located.iPhone Spotify Your Library Choose Playlists
5.Once you are on the playlist, tap on the playlist options button located on the upper-right part of the screen.iPhone Spotify Your Library Playlists More Options
6.Tap on the Edit option.iPhone Spotify Your Library Choose Playlists Edit
7.Hold the handle button located on the right of the song that you want to move.iPhone Spotify Your Library Playlists Song Handle
8.While still holding your finger on the screen, move up or down to the location where you want to move the chosen song.iPhone Spotify Your Library Choose Playlists Edit Move
9.Release your finger. The song will be moved to the new location. Repeat steps 7 and 8 to move more songs.iPhone Spotify Your Library Choose Playlists Edit Move 2
10.Tap on the Done button on the upper-right part of the screen to save changes.iPhone Spotify Your Library Playlists Done
11.You can now see that the songs are now moved to your preferred position in the playlist. You are done.iPhone Spotify Your Library Playlists Done Song on New position

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why don’t I have the option to edit the playlist?
A: You can only edit the playlists that you own or those playlists where you are a collaborator. Followed playlists owned by other users cannot be edited.

Q: Why can’t I rearrange songs in a playlist using my Android device?
A: Unfortunately, Spotify’s Android version does not have the option to rearrange songs in a playlist. Only the iPhone version of Spotify has the feature to rearrange songs.

You just learned how to rearrange songs in Spotify playlists for iPhone. We hoped that this article helped you have a better Spotify experience. If you have questions about any of the information in this article, let us know in the comments section.

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About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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